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Copyrights

Attorneys in our Intellectual Property practice are well-versed in all aspects of copyright protection and enforcement across a wide range of industries.  We continually stay up-to-date on developments in digital media, computer network technologies, computer software, multimedia products and other technologies that impact copyright-related matters and the interpretation of copyright laws.

We work with clients to create, register and maintain copyrights for their proprietary works to secure effective protection against possible infringement. We represent clients in the acquisition, sale and licensing of copyrighted works and advise them on complex ownership and licensing issues.  In addition, our attorneys counsel clients on fair use issues, “work for hire” agreements and related issues, First Amendment rights and copyright protection outside the United States.

Our attorneys also consult with members of our business and corporate practices on a variety of transactions involving due diligence, negotiation, and drafting of copyright-related agreements, including software licenses and agreements.

We are experienced at both prosecuting and defending claims of copyright infringement and routinely handle copyright cases in federal courts.

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